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Notice of study completion: Transportation Master Plan

Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023 03:34 PM

Transportation Master Plan    

Township of Severn has completed the update to our Transportation Master Plan. The plan will serve as a road map for short-range, medium-range and long-range transportation infrastructure investments.

In summary, the TMP will guide how we:

  • develop our roadways
  • coordinate infrastructure improvements with land uses
  • respond to future growth and demand on our transportation network
Environmental Assessment process

The study was undertaken in accordance with the planning and...

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for Gray Street on November 14

Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023 04:00 PM

Notice of road closure

Gray Street (Firehall Lane to Craddock Street) will be closed on Tuesday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for tree removal by Hydro One. A detour will be available via Firehall Lane to George Street to John Street

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Public Works

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 705-325-2315 x241
Email Wendy

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure: Lock 42 bridge on November 8

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 03:21 PM

Notice of road closure

Canal Road at Lock 42 - Couchiching (4375 Canal Road) will be closed on Wednesday, November 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for dewatering work by Trent Severn Waterway (TSW) Parks Canada. Large equipment including a highway tractor and crane will be present in the road and work area. 

There will be no through access at the work area. A suggested detour map has been provided by TSW/Parks Canada. 

If you have any questions, please contact TSW/Parks Canada or our Public Works department

Deputy Mayor Cox (left) and Mayor Mike Burkett (right) presenting VFF Robert Cooper (middle) with his 5 year service award

Severn Fire welcomes new recruits and recognizes active firefighters for years of service

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2023 02:04 PM

Severn, Ontario: On Wednesday, November 1 Mayor Mike Burkett, Deputy Mayor Judith Cox, and Fire Chief Tim Cranney presented service awards to Severn's volunteer firefighters (VFFs) and welcomed new VFFs to the ranks of Severn's Fire and Emergency services team.

Service awards were presented to 10 VFFs in the presence of friends, family, representatives of Council, and members of Severn Fire to honour and recognize the combined 105 years of dedicated and continuous service to the Severn community. 

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Have your say on the Servicing Master Plan at the December 5 public meeting

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2023 09:57 AM

Servicing Master Plan overview

Township of Severn is undertaking a Servicing Master Plan (SMP) to evaluate water, wastewater, and stormwater servicing strategies to accommodate growth. The SMP will focus on three primary settlement areas, five rural settlement areas, and two municipal drinking water systems.

The project will include:

  • an assessment of existing water, wastewater, and stormwater systems
  • evaluation of growth area demands and reserve capacity impact
  • provide recommendations on system...